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Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center Launches VillageMD-Kentucky

VillageMD, a national health care provider, recently announced its expansion to Kentucky. The organization is partnering with Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center to launch the program in the Commonwealth. VillageMD’s model of care is focused on improving clinical outcomes and controlling health care costs while reducing the growing administrative burdens facing today’s primary care physicians.

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center Launches VillageMD-Kentucky

VillageMD, a national health care provider, recently announced its expansion to Kentucky. The organization is partnering with Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center to launch the program in the Commonwealth. VillageMD’s model of care is focused on improving clinical outcomes and controlling health care costs while reducing the growing administrative burdens facing today’s primary care physicians.

One in three adults in rural areas have arthritis

As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department of Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is emphasizing the negative impact of arthritis on people who live in rural areas. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that one-third

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

Government Affairs

Innovation Key to Reducing Healthcare Costs

By Kyle Keeney As the new administration works to improve the healthcare system in the United States, we must remember that innovation is key to reducing costs and improving the lives of all Americans As the founder of the Kentucky Access to Care Coalition, I have seen firsthand the critical role strong IP and patent

Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Leadership program addresses health disparities in rural Kentucky

    Of the 4,436,974 people living in Kentucky, 1,833,344 (about 41 percent) live in rural areas, according to the USDA-Economic Research Services (ERS). What does it mean to be a rural area? That isn’t always easy to answer. Rural is an inexact term that can mean different things to different people, organizations and governments. 

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